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Three strangers’ lives collide in surprising ways when each is deported to their native Jamaica and forced to start anew on the punishing, unforgiving streets of Kingston. Marva (Tatyana Ali, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), a single mother from Toronto, struggles to cope with being ripped from her children. Everton (Stephan James, Degrassi: The Next Generation), an irresponsible British teen, desperately awaits word of his court appeal. Dunston (Lyriq Bent, the Saw franchise), a New Yorker, tries to escape his criminal past.
"Home Again" tells the story of three out of many people that get deported everyday due to the immigration laws that are set in the U.S. and the UK. Director, Sudz Sutherland does an amazing job weaving all three story lines into one highly engaging and thought-provoking tale. The story exposes the harsh laws that affects the lives of those that are sent back home to a place they do not even remember since they left with their parents when they were children. Jamaica is a cruel place when you are a stranger looking to blend in and the film shows three sides to the difficulties people face.
I loved this film, it is not an easy watch simply because it takes a truthful look at the problem, there is not much hope for many that are sent back home. I was drawn into each of their lives right from the start, it was not hard to care about them as I waited and stayed glued to the screen hoping for the best for these three people. This is a powerful drama that opened my eyes to the immigration problem, it will make you sad and angry as you watch the all three struggle in ahrsh land.
I cannot recommend this film enough, it's a fantastic story as well as an important one with powerful performances from Tatyana Ali, Stephan James and Lyriq Bent as well as the entire supporting cast. This is one film that needs to be seen by as many people as possible. The film is available on DVD, you can order it HERE.
Released by Image Entertainment
**** Out Of *****